Dancing dreams: Fairfield teen with the right moves gets big break
A Fairfield teenager with all the right moves got the big break he's been waiting for.
Aydin Eyikan, 15, has been dancing for almost 10 years, and found out last August he made it on the show "World of Dance."
The Fairfield Ludlowe High School sophomore gave an impressive performance on the show this past Sunday. The episode was taped in October, but has had to keep things quiet.
He wowed the judges, including Jennifer Lopez, and made it to the next round known as "the duels."
Eyikan studied at Flash Pointe Dance studio in Fairfield, and now trains in New York City. He says this experience has been the thrill of a lifetime.
"I was the most nervous I've ever been," said Eyikan. "Dancing for J-Lo and Derek huff and Neo was like nothing else I've ever done."
Eyikan says he wants to attend the Juilliard School in New York after high school.
He will dance again on this Sunday's episode.
"World of Dance" airs at 8 p.m. on NBC. The winner gets $1 million.